3 edition of Theology as if Jesus matters found in the catalog.
Theology as if Jesus matters
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Living issues discussion series -- v. 5|
|LC Classifications||BT78 .G76 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009032033|
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It matters not that it is a secondary addition (although surely it would if the text were not so edifying: I think then we would cut it out). And it matters not that it may fail to reflect an event in the life of Jesus. What counts is that the text has spoken and continues to speak meaningfully to those in the churches. BIG BOOK THEOLOGY: “We Agnostics” and William James (By James R.) , am Members regularly studied the Book of James, Jesus’ sermon on the mount, and 1 Corinthians They were required to profess belief in God and make a decision for Christ. Early AAs were cured by reliance on the power of God.
The Book of Matthew. I. Title. The title comes from the assumed author of the book. II. Author and Setting A. Author Matthew appears in all the lists of the twelve apostles (Matthew , Mark , Luke and Acts ). In Matthew he is described as "the tax-collector". Matthew describes Matthew's call to be a disciple. Yes Theology Matters (and So Does the Mind) Indeed, it is a direct violation of the most important commandment of all: the commandment given by Jesus to love God with all our heart, soul, and mind. The appeal to the consistent church teaching, systematic theology books, and commentaries is not a denial of Sola Scriptura.
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Theology as if Jesus Matters will stimulate lively discussion, self-reflection, and renewed appreciation for the way of Jesus.
About the Author Ted Grimsrud is Professor of Theology and Peace Studies, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.5/5(4). Theology as If Jesus Matters: An Introduction to Christianity's Main Convictions. Grimsrud asks what Christian theology Theology as if Jesus matters book be like if it consistently took Jesus' central command to love God and neighbor as the most important consideration/5.
The Paperback of the Theology As If Jesus Matters by Ted Grimsrud at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Author: Ted Grimsrud. Christian theology too often seems overly complicated, abstract, and removed from actual day-to-day life. Yet, Jesus’ own teachings are simple, concrete, and directly engaged with people’s lives.
Theology as if Jesus Matters approaches Jesus’ life and teaching as the model and core content for theology.
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Theology as if Jesus Matters is an accessible and persuasive articulation of why theology must always begin with and keep returning to the life of Jesus Christ as recorded in the Gospels.
The immediate goals of the book are to "rehabilitate theology" for those who feel the church is irrelevant (15) and to reclaim theology from those who benefit when it is not consistent with the life of Jesus.
Theology as if Jesus matters: an introduction to Christianity's main convictions.  Includes bibliographical references. Theology as If Jesus Matters: An Introduction to Christianity's Main Convictions (Living Issues Discussion) by Ted Grimsrud ISBN ISBN Every essay makes a significant contribution to rethinking eschatology as if Jesus mattered—and forgiveness, and new beginnings beyond our human-generated hells of violence.
The first part is devoted to biblical studies, chiefly on The Book of Revelation (René Girard’s longstanding apocalyptic interest having focussed almost exclusively on Gospel texts). An expanded version has been published as a book: Theology as if Jesus Matters: An Introduction to Christianity’s Main Convictions (Cascadia Publishing House, —the web page is here.
; here is a link to a pdf of the entire book). The essays linked to below are introductory and meant to be accessible to a wide audience. The book bears the same title as one used by the great German New Testament scholar Rudolf Bultmann, famous for his program of demythologizing biblical texts.
Wright treats Bultmann with respect while setting him aside. The aim of the book is to suggest that Jesus, properly understood, is an appropriate starting point for natural theology.
Any genre -- theology, novels, biblical studies, historical, biographies, religious or secular, positive or negative, fiction or non-fiction. As long as it's about Jesus. (These lists are a democratic exercise, so if you think some of the books on this list are better than others.
Theology Matters Page 13 assistance, all in the name of Jesus, trying to answer the question the lawyer asked Him, “And who is my neighbor?” Certainly the Reformation called us to be “a people of the Book,” which is why we are led into worship with an Open Book.
We are called and gathered by the. Theology Matters P.O. Box Fredericksburg, VA or donate on our website (your gifts are tax deductible) _____ _____ Randal Working is President of Presbyterians for Faith, Family, and Ministry (PFFM).
Alan Wisdom is Interim Editor of Theology Matters. The s of PFFM includes 12 people, clergy and lay, women and men. These priorities tell us what our actual God or gods are. So, first of all, theology describes our priorities, our most fundamental beliefs and values. Theology deals with the con- victions and commitments we order our lives around and de- vote our best energies toward.
In fact, the current wave of books constitutes a third quest for the historical Jesus. The first largely Protestant quest -- from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth century -- breathed the air of the Enlightenment, presenting Jesus in utterly rational terms, explaining his.
Get this from a library. The contagion of Jesus: doing theology as if it mattered. [Sebastian Moore] -- A cri de coeur to the teaching church to "think again" from one of the most innovative and influential theologian of the twentieth century.
Sebastian Moore describes The Contagion of Jesus. All theology starts with the particularity of the theologian’s experience, believed James Cone, who died Saturday at the age of “I was born in Fordyce, Arkansas,” begins his groundbreaking work of black theology, God of the Oppressed.
These words were published in. Jesus' disciples recognized they had much to learn about prayer. One day after Jesus returned from praying, one of his disciples said, "Lord, teach us to pray.". Jesus did not say, "There's nothing to know. Just go talk to God.". Jesus taught them how.
The Nicene Creed: Where it came from and why it still matters. ZA Blog; March 9, (he did not declare that Jesus is God or decide the books of the New Testament by any stretch of the imagination), there is no doubt that this was one of the critical turning points in Christianity.
fresh explorations in theology, hand-picked book. Frankly, they couldn’t be further from the truth. Having sound theology matters – everyone has a theological view. Having sound doctrine matters – and it is good that doctrine divides. If you think that Jesus just wants you to love him .Why Theology Matters.
In his classic book Knowing God, J. I. Packer makes the following observation: “The more complex the object, the more complex is the knowing of it.” The study of God is a lifelong pursuit, and even then we will only have just begun.Jesus was raised as a human being. The New Testament is very clear that Jesus rose as a human being.
After the resurrection, Jesus didn’t just appear to be a human being, he was one. The Gospels make this very clear. In John Jesus tells Thomas to touch his hands and his side. Jesus – like any bodily human being – could be physically.